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Celebrate Spring with Plant and Insect Habitats

5 Apr

Looking for some fun, affordable ways to bring the outdoors inside this spring on those rainy days? Or ways to explore habitats and insects more closely for science homeschooling lessons? Here are some great learning-based toys we can offer you that can do just that!

1. Root Vue Farm Set

Root Vue Farm Set

This farm set is a wonderful way to observe the way plants grow! It comes with an acrylic viewing window that allows you to see the roots as they grow, a light shield to keep them growing healthily, a water basin and drainage reservoir, 3 packets of seeds, 8 grow-mix wafers, and a 16-page booklet with instructions and experiments! (Item #31325, $34.95)

2. Farmer’s Garden

farmer's garden

You can use this micro-farm to grow your own crops! Watch fruits and vegetables grow as you cultivate them–tasty treats like green and red peppers, green beans, strawberries, or lettuce! (Item #141179, $24.95)

3. Strange Plant Collection

strange plant collection

This collection of plants your children can grow is certainly out of the ordinary! Four seed packs come with this kit–seeds for space plants, eyeball plants, brain plants, and pitcher plants!–to provide your children with fun botanical oddities. (Item #00367, $24.95)

4. Sprout and Grow Window

sprout and grow window

This planter comes with see-through paneling, soil, pea and bean seeds, and a step-by-step guide, all allowing your children to watch the pea and bean seeds as they grow into something we can eat! Yum! (Item #24260, $19.95)

5. Insect Lore Ladybug Land

insect lore ladybug land

This fun habitat for ladybugs will allow your children to watch as ladybugs go through their life cycle! It comes with built in magnifying lenses to help children see the ladybugs better and an instruction guide! (Item #86390, $19.95)

6. Butterfly Glamour Garden

butterfly glamour garden

Set your dome terrarium up and plant your seeds, and then decorate it with stickers, jewels, marbles, pink gravel, and more! The plants that will grow will attract butterflies and hummingbirds with their rainbow-colored foliage and sweet scents, and comes complete with a butterfly that will call your garden home! (Item #141178, $24.95)

7. Butterfly Garden Set

butterfly garden set

For something a little more simple, try this butterfly garden set to observe 5 caterpillars transform into five butterflies! Included is a mesh habitat, feeding kit, care instructions, butterfly facts, and a coupon for live butterfly culture. (Item #17142, $19.95)

8. Antworks

antworks

A new twist on the old ant habitat! Antworks has been tested in zero gravity–how cool! It comes with the container and a non-toxic blue gel that will make it easy for children to observe ants digging a network of tunnels. (Item #22081, $19.95)

Sensational Summer Science Learning

29 May

Summer is the perfect time to explore the limitless wonders of the outdoors. Investigate insects, cultivate a miniature garden, and even test the power of the sun with these exciting summer toys – ideal for teaching children important science concepts.

Butterfly Garden Set

4 years & up

Watch 5 caterpillars develop into beautiful butterflies in this intriguing observation station. Comes with a mesh pop-up habitat, feeding kit, care instructions, butterfly facts, and a coupon for butterfly culture.

$19.95

Solar Science Kit

8 years & up

Purify water or cook an egg using foiled cardboard and the power of the sun. Construction supplies and complete instructions included.

$12.95

Critter Cabin

5 years & up

This wooden, screened-in critter house allows children to observe bugs and butterflies. Sliding door on one end for easy access. Cabin has a handy carry strap.

$14.95

Sprout and Grow Window

Grades K & up

Transparent window allow students to watch as seeds germinate and grow into plants. Includes planter, soil, pea and bean seeds, and step by step guide.

$19.95

Mining Excavation Kit

8 years & up

Dig and excavate pyrite, quartz and crystals with this exclusive 3 pack. Enough digging to keep your explorer busy for hours! Includes the gold, crystal, and quartz mining kits. Each kit includes tools, display cases, and much more!

$28.95

Antworks

Grades K – 3

The first and only ant habitat to be tested in zero gravity. It provides a total ecosystem for ants and uses a non-toxic blue gel which makes it easy to watch the ants digging their network of tunnels. Includes container, ant catcher, magnifier and activity guide.

$19.95

Laser Pegs® Dune Buggy

7 years & up

This kit comes with enough pieces for kids to build many abstract models as well as a cool dune buggy. Requires 3 AA batteries. (Not included).

$22.45

Live Frog Habitat

Grades K – 4

Learn about frogs as they live in their own pond. Watch them grow and become the classroom pet. Booklet about the care of frogs is enclosed. Includes mail-in coupon for one or two live tadpoles.

$29.95

Creature Peeper

4 years & up

Keep your creature for a short time, then let it go. This bug viewer allows children to see the bug two ways, from the top or from the side. It is watertight, so children can view tadpoles or small fish. The peeper is escape proof and won’t break or tip over. Great for show and tell. Comes with a beetle replica.

$7.95

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